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Copa To Start 2nd Daily Non Stop PTY-GUA

Sat Jan 28, 2006 1:17 am

http://www.copaair.com/nuestraempresa/noticias/noticia.aspx?ID=71

Copa has announced a second daily PTY-GUA flight, to be operated in the night/early morning flight banks. This will increase total number of flights to 4. Two via Managua and tow nonstop. Flights will be operated with an EMB 190
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RE: Copa To Start 2nd Daily Non Stop PTY-GUA

Sat Jan 28, 2006 1:19 am

What ever happened to the second PTY-SAL? I now it was "legally" blocked by Salvadorean congress, but i havent heard anything else.

Any news?
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RE: Copa To Start 2nd Daily Non Stop PTY-GUA

Sat Jan 28, 2006 1:32 am

Quoting Mt99 (Reply 1):
What ever happened to the second PTY-SAL? I now it was "legally" blocked by Salvadorean congress, but i havent heard anything else.

Any news?

It is still in litigation, although it is an open and shut case for CM. This was just a stall tactic of poor taste on the part of TA.
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RE: Copa To Start 2nd Daily Non Stop PTY-GUA

Sat Jan 28, 2006 1:51 am

Quoting Luisca (Reply 2):
This was just a stall tactic of poor taste on the part of TA.

I dont understand why though. I am not discounting the posibility. I just dont see the threat to TACA from a second PTY-SAL flight.
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RE: Copa To Start 2nd Daily Non Stop PTY-GUA

Sat Jan 28, 2006 2:33 am

Quoting Luisca (Thread starter):
Flights will be operated with an EMB 190

Funny because they are being operated by 737s.
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RE: Copa To Start 2nd Daily Non Stop PTY-GUA

Sat Jan 28, 2006 2:34 am

Quoting Aer (Reply 4):
Funny because they are being operated by 737s.

Sorry, the second non stop flight will be E190. My mistake.
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RE: Copa To Start 2nd Daily Non Stop PTY-GUA

Sat Jan 28, 2006 3:09 am

It seems CM is gonna use the E190 which was going to fly the 2nd SAL flight to GUA.
MGA-GUA-MGA is a very lucrative market for them, so I see no point to split the evenning/morning flight between MGA and GUA.
I wish CM would end that GUA non-stop in BZE, but the morning departure time for a BZE-GUA-PTY would scare anyone.
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RE: Copa To Start 2nd Daily Non Stop PTY-GUA

Sat Jan 28, 2006 11:06 am

Good for Guatemala, they needed the second daily flight to PTY, last year I went to Panama twice and both flight each way the Plane was full. The flight is operated by a 737-700.

Quoting 2travel2know (Reply 6):
I wish CM would end that GUA non-stop in BZE, but the morning departure time for a BZE-GUA-PTY would scare anyone.

If they continue to Belize the flight has to depart BZE at lease at 5:00 am, maybe they can do this with the noon flights.

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RE: Copa To Start 2nd Daily Non Stop PTY-GUA

Sat Jan 28, 2006 11:11 am

Quoting 2travel2know (Reply 6):
MGA-GUA-MGA is a very lucrative market for them, so I see no point to split the evenning/morning flight between MGA and GUA.

They will keep the MGA-GUA-MGA evening flight, they will just add a direct nonstop. GUA will have 4 daily flights to PTY, 2 direct 2 nonstop.

About BZE, i think this route is just a matter of time, it would be very convinient for americans who want to got their.
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RE: Copa To Start 2nd Daily Non Stop PTY-GUA

Sat Jan 28, 2006 11:23 am

Quoting Luisca (Reply 8):
About BZE, i think this route is just a matter of time, it would be very convinient for americans who want to got their.

And for the connections to KIN/POS (BGI who knows?) without having to fly via MIA!
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